Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 18 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 149 164 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.19% 12.31% 14.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.60% 44.20% 59.42%
Number of salaries quoted 106 124 182
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,475 £22,525
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,266 £37,500
% change year-on-year -0.66% +7.37% +7.14%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 268 371 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.14% 27.85% 24.94%
Number of salaries quoted 208 283 285
Somerset median annual salary £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,400 £21,850
90th Percentile £54,125 £52,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Somerset.

Salary trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -3 94 £37,500 +5.63% 3
Taunton +19 8 £37,500 +25.00%
Street -4 7 £45,000 +38.46%
Yeovil +6 6 £37,000 +5.71%
Clevedon - 5 £51,250 -
Frome - 3 £47,000 -
Portishead -2 2 £36,250 +22.88%
Templecombe - 1 £55,000 -
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Degree.

1 59 (39.60%) Computer Science
2 50 (33.56%) Microsoft
3 49 (32.89%) Software Engineering
4 38 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (22.82%) Linux
6 33 (22.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 31 (20.81%) JavaScript
8 29 (19.46%) HTML
8 29 (19.46%) SQL
9 27 (18.12%) Finance
10 26 (17.45%) Web Services
10 26 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (15.44%) Java
11 23 (15.44%) Mathematics
12 22 (14.77%) SQL Server
13 21 (14.09%) Windows
13 21 (14.09%) Scrum
14 20 (13.42%) OO
14 20 (13.42%) MySQL
15 19 (12.75%) C#
15 19 (12.75%) TDD
15 19 (12.75%) React
16 18 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (12.08%) Node.js
16 18 (12.08%) CSS
16 18 (12.08%) SharePoint
17 17 (11.41%) MVC
17 17 (11.41%) Docker
18 16 (10.74%) NoSQL
18 16 (10.74%) Unit Testing

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (12.08%) SharePoint
2 14 (9.40%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.36%) Moodle
4 4 (2.68%) Apache
4 4 (2.68%) CMS
4 4 (2.68%) IIS
5 3 (2.01%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.01%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.34%) WordPress
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (8.72%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.37%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.38%) Office 365
3 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.01%) GitHub
5 2 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.34%) Google Drive
5 2 (1.34%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.04%) Firewall
2 6 (4.03%) Internet
2 6 (4.03%) Skype
2 6 (4.03%) Wireless
3 4 (2.68%) Bluetooth
3 4 (2.68%) Network Security
3 4 (2.68%) SAN
3 4 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.01%) DHCP
4 3 (2.01%) DNS
4 3 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.01%) VLAN
5 2 (1.34%) LAN
5 2 (1.34%) WLAN
6 1 (0.67%) DECT
6 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.67%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.42%) MySQL
3 16 (10.74%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (5.37%) Power BI
5 8 (5.37%) QlikView
6 7 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (4.03%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.36%) GIS
9 4 (2.68%) CouchDB
9 4 (2.68%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.01%) Redis
11 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.67%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.67%) Big Data
11 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.67%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (8.05%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.37%) Subversion
4 7 (4.70%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.36%) PHPUnit
6 4 (2.68%) gulp
7 3 (2.01%) Codeception
7 3 (2.01%) Grunt
7 3 (2.01%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.01%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.34%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.34%) PEAR
8 2 (1.34%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.34%) Trac
8 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.67%) JIRA
9 1 (0.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 27 (18.12%) Finance
2 12 (8.05%) Manufacturing
3 11 (7.38%) Electronics
4 10 (6.71%) Telecoms
5 9 (6.04%) Marketing
6 8 (5.37%) Aerospace
7 6 (4.03%) Legal
8 4 (2.68%) Banking
8 4 (2.68%) Publishing
9 3 (2.01%) Games
10 1 (0.67%) Automotive
10 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (35.57%) Developer
2 33 (22.15%) Software Engineer
3 25 (16.78%) Software Developer
4 20 (13.42%) Junior
5 16 (10.74%) Junior Developer
6 13 (8.72%) IT Support
7 11 (7.38%) Analyst
7 11 (7.38%) C++ Software Engineer
7 11 (7.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 11 (7.38%) Graduate
7 11 (7.38%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Junior Software Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Lead Developer
9 9 (6.04%) Consultant
9 9 (6.04%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.37%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) Architect
11 7 (4.70%) Graduate Developer
11 7 (4.70%) PHP Developer
11 7 (4.70%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.46%) HTML
2 26 (17.45%) Web Services
3 19 (12.75%) React
4 18 (12.08%) CSS
4 18 (12.08%) Node.js
5 16 (10.74%) .NET
6 14 (9.40%) JSON
7 13 (8.72%) AngularJS
7 13 (8.72%) RESTful
8 11 (7.38%) jQuery
9 9 (6.04%) HTML5
10 7 (4.70%) Symfony
11 6 (4.03%) Behat
11 6 (4.03%) LAMP
11 6 (4.03%) Qt
12 5 (3.36%) ASP.NET
12 5 (3.36%) COM
13 4 (2.68%) CSS3
13 4 (2.68%) Sass
13 4 (2.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 59 (39.60%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.72%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.38%) Renewable Energy
5 5 (3.36%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.36%) Replication
5 5 (3.36%) VLE
6 4 (2.68%) Fintech
6 4 (2.68%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.34%) User Experience
9 1 (0.67%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.67%) BBC
9 1 (0.67%) CCTV
9 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.67%) Robotics
9 1 (0.67%) Social Media
9 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.82%) Linux
2 21 (14.09%) Windows
3 13 (8.72%) Unix
4 12 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.37%) Windows 7
5 8 (5.37%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.68%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.89%) Software Engineering
2 38 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (15.44%) Mathematics
5 21 (14.09%) Scrum
6 20 (13.42%) OO
7 19 (12.75%) TDD
8 17 (11.41%) MVC
9 16 (10.74%) Test Automation
9 16 (10.74%) Unit Testing
10 15 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (10.07%) DevOps
10 15 (10.07%) Microservices
10 15 (10.07%) Software Delivery
11 14 (9.40%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (9.40%) CRM
11 14 (9.40%) Open Source
12 11 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (7.38%) Web Development
13 8 (5.37%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.81%) JavaScript
2 29 (19.46%) SQL
3 23 (15.44%) Java
4 19 (12.75%) C#
5 16 (10.74%) C++
6 13 (8.72%) PHP
7 11 (7.38%) Python
8 10 (6.71%) C
9 9 (6.04%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.36%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.68%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.68%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.01%) ES6
12 3 (2.01%) PHP 7
12 3 (2.01%) Scala
12 3 (2.01%) XPath
13 2 (1.34%) ECMAScript
13 2 (1.34%) R
13 2 (1.34%) RPG
13 2 (1.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (22.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.68%) HND
3 3 (2.01%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.34%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.04%) QA
2 6 (4.03%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.67%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 17 (11.41%) Docker
2 7 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.03%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.36%) vSphere
5 3 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) vCenter Server
2 4 (2.68%) Ansible
2 4 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.68%) Puppet
3 3 (2.01%) SCCM
4 2 (1.34%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (33.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.04%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (4.70%) VMware
4 5 (3.36%) Nintex
4 5 (3.36%) Veeam
5 4 (2.68%) ESRI
5 4 (2.68%) HP
5 4 (2.68%) SAP
6 3 (2.01%) Google
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle
6 3 (2.01%) Zend
7 2 (1.34%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.34%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (1.34%) Cisco
7 2 (1.34%) Sun
7 2 (1.34%) Xerox
8 1 (0.67%) EMC
8 1 (0.67%) Mitel
8 1 (0.67%) Murex